Rick Copeland

Atlanta, GA

arborian.com

Age: 43

Rick Copeland is the principal consultant at Arborian Consulting, where he provides training, consulting, and custom development focused on MongoDB and Python. He is the co-author of O'Reilly's Essential SQLAlchemy which covers database programming in Python using the SQLAlchemy library as well as MongoDB Applied Design Patterns, which shows how to use the MongoDB NoSQL database to solve various use cases.

He is also an infrequent speaker at the Python Atlanta user group, a periodic blogger on Python topics, and a contributor to several Python open-source projects including Ming, a schema validator and object/document mapper for MongoDB and Allura, the platform powering the rebirth of SourceForge.net.

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